Miner, 41, arrested with 1lb marijuana

Police on the Essequibo Coast Wednesday arrested 41-year-old Miner with 474 grams of marijuana.

The narcotic was found in a haversack the man had in his possession.

According to a statement from Police Headquarters, police ranks were on mobile patrol duties in Onderneeming/Sand Pit, Essequibo Coast when they received ‘information’ and proceeded to a house in the area.

There they encountered the 41-year-old Miner, who is known to the police.

On seeing the Police, the man ran to the back of his house with a bulky black bag.

As a result, the Police chased and intercepted him inside a toilet with the black bag in his right hand.

The ranks searched the bag and found the marijuana.

He was arrested and escorted to the Suddie Police Station, along with the narcotic which, when weighed, amounted to 474 grams